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Pilot hid health condition that would have banned flying
One dead in fire at senior living facility in Woodbury, Minn.
THE TREND: UND hockey craze, no jail time for rape, Tolna Dam emergency repair, police shooting
Bond set at $750,000 in hog farm double murder
Minnesota environmental funds could be tapped for other uses
crime and courts
UND FOOTBALL: UND opens spring with more stability
YOUTH TENNIS: Thursday's results
Amateur basketball: Grand Am underway
TRACK AND FIELD: Thursday's results
NCAA WEST REGIONAL: Team-by-team capsules
Grafton band signs record deal, release new album
THE LIST: 'Mary Poppins' ... Family Day at the Museum ... 'A Bright New Boise'
Off the Record Blog: Bruce Campbell to play Ronald Reagan in season 2 of ‘Fargo’
AT THE MOVIES: 'Get Hard' ... 'Home' ... 'Red Army'
CATHERINE KRUMMEY: Talented actors can't make up for pointless plot in 'Gunman'
life & style
Dorothy Elaine Anderson Johnson
Marian A. Frei
Eric A. Nordin
WEEKLY DNR ENFORCEMENT REPORT: Dead wolf dumped off bridge, Suspicious bull elk deaths near Grygla etc.
DNR investigates deaths of two bull elk in northwest Minnesota
DNR investigates elk poaching incidents near Grygla
Legacy Fund focus of Bemidji, Thief River Falls workshops
George Sinner: Did House put partisan politics above rail safety?
Paul Reynolds: 'Extreme drink' ordinance is good place to start
LETTER: New law erodes protection for family farmers
LETTER: Western N.D. needs permanent funding-formula change
LETTER: Hello, corporate farms; goodbye, N.D. way of life
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March 9, 2015
As U.S. dithers over drone regulations, overseas rivals get a head start
Drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), are a hot ticket in Silicon Valley, but U.S. government dithering over regulations has given overseas companies a head-start in figuring out how best to exploit them. Global spending on drones could add up to close to $100 billion over...
news / business
March 9, 2015 - 4:46pm
March 8, 2015
Obama to announce training program for high-tech jobs
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Monday will announce a program to provide more Americans with the training needed to secure jobs in the high-technology industry, the White House said. The initiative, which Obama will detail at a National League of Cities conference in Washington,...
news / business
March 8, 2015 - 10:44pm
February 23, 2015
Summit participants say 53-year-old Cuba trade ban hurtful
ST. PAUL -- A "farmer" who plants seeds the same way for years and they do not grow, "you probably are not a farmer," Cargill Inc. Vice President Devry Boughner Vorwerk told a Monday summit on restoring relations with Cuba. That was her description about how the United States...
news / agriculture
February 23, 2015 - 9:13pm
February 17, 2015
US, Canadian groups collaborate on cross-border trade
The CWB, formerly known as the Canadian Wheat Board, was privatized in 2011, and the change is still generating questions in both Canada and the U.S. Now, a group of Canadian and U.S. nonprofit and trade organizations has published new information that will help commercial grain...
news / agriculture
February 17, 2015 - 6:00am
December 30, 2014
Report says North Dakota leads the nation in fiber optic internet access
FARGO – North Dakota leads the nation in high-speed fiber optic access to the Internet, according to a report released Monday. “We have made it a priority to deploy a high-speed Internet network throughout the state,” said Jasper Schneider, acting administrator for the U.S....
news / region
December 30, 2014 - 12:30am
December 29, 2014
U.S. population at 320.09 million, up 0.7 percent from previous year
WASHINGTON - The U.S. population is seen at 320.09 million people as of Jan. 1, up 0.73 percent from a year earlier, the Census Bureau said on Monday. The Census Bureau said in a statement that the figure represents an increase of about 11.35 million people, or 3.67 percent, since...
December 29, 2014 - 11:20pm
Indonesia expands search for missing AirAsia jet, U.S. sends warship
JAKARTA - Countries around Asia on Tuesday stepped up the search for an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people that is presumed to have crashed in shallow waters off the Indonesian coast, with Washington also sending a warship to help find the missing jet. Soelistyo, head of Indonesia's...
December 29, 2014 - 11:15pm
WORLD JUNIORS: U.S. tops Slovakia
MONTREAL -- Thatcher Demko didn’t have a whole lot of work on Monday afternoon. But the Boston College goaltender was able to deny a couple of breakaways in leading the United States to a 3-0 shutout win over Slovakia in pool play at the World Junior Championship. With the...
December 29, 2014 - 10:44pm
December 28, 2014
In U.S.-Cuba prisoner swap, mystery surrounds the unnamed 53
HAVANA - Cuba's most prominent dissidents say they have been kept in the dark by U.S. officials over a list of 53 political prisoners who will be released from jail as part of a deal to end decades of hostility between the United States and Cuba. For years, dissident leaders have...
December 28, 2014 - 11:27pm
U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan formally ends; about 13,000 foreign troops remain in country
KABUL- The U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan formally ended its combat mission on Sunday, more than 13 years after an international alliance ousted the Taliban government for sheltering the planners of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on American cities. About 13,000 foreign troops,...
December 28, 2014 - 11:25pm
December 18, 2014
As easy targets thin, Syria air strikes by US allies plunge
As U.S. fighter jets pound Islamic State targets in Syria, Washington's coalition allies appear increasingly absent from the air war.
news / politics
December 18, 2014 - 7:44pm
December 17, 2014
Spy freed from Cuban prison hailed as secret U.S. hero
President Barack Obama hailed him as one of the best spies America has ever had in Cuba, but precious little is known about the Cuban man freed...
news / politics
December 17, 2014 - 6:50pm
November 14, 2014
Deep Freeze Across the Nation
The arctic airmass that brought very cold temperatures earlier in the week remains in place across much of the United States. Cities in Wyoming...
November 14, 2014 - 1:59pm